Tag: High Court litigation

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Recovering the Costs of Civil Litigation

Deputy Costs Judge Joseph in the case of Coram v D R Dunthorn & Son Ltd [2023] EWHC 731 (SCCO) affirmed that the costs of instructing leading counsel for a three-day trial were not recoverable as they were deemed unreasonable and disproportionate for a case with a maximum value of £115,000 (settled for £75,000).

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Crypto Exchange Held to be a Constructive Trustee for its Users

The recent decision in Jones v Persons Unknown [2022] EWHC 2543 (Comm) has elated users of Crypto Exchanges operating in the UK as the Court held that the defendant Crypto Exchange should be taken as a constructive trustee in relation to the Wallet holders.

High Court: Unreasonable refusal to ADR does not attract an order for costs on an indemnity basis

In the case of Richards & Anor v Speechly Bircham LLP & Anor (Consequential Maters) [2002] EWCH 1512 (Comm) HHJ Russen QC (sitting as a judge of the…

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German company commences High Court litigation over unpaid Letter of Credit

A Letter of Credit is an irrevocable written commitment by a Bank to make payment to a seller, in connection with the export of specific goods, against the presentation of specified documents identified in the Letter of Credit and relating to those goods. If you have a dispute about a documentary credit our expert UK lawyers can assist.